Asbestos Disaster: Lessons from Japan's Experience by Kenichi Miyamoto,Kenji Morinaga,Mori Hiroyuki

By Kenichi Miyamoto,Kenji Morinaga,Mori Hiroyuki

Japan’s asbestos mess ups, encompassing either occupational ailment and environmental pollutants, were brought on largely via the asbestos cloth, asbestos cement water pipe, and building industries. This booklet is exclusive in its interdisciplinary method of these mess ups because it accommodates clinical technological know-how, economics, political technology, legislations, structure, environmental engineering, sociology, and journalism. Written via professionals of their fields, the chapters mirror the mixing of those disciplines in themes that come with a ancient evaluation of asbestos concerns in Japan, asbestos-related illnesses, overseas features of the asbestos undefined, public coverage, divisions of accountability, aid actions in emergencies, and countermeasures enacted by way of neighborhood governments. the teachings of asbestos difficulties and rules in Japan are fairly very important for constructing nations to avoid the proliferation of asbestos failures. This quantity serves as a textbook on asbestos matters for all international locations, in particular the place there's frequent use of asbestos.

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